Epidemiology Elective Program (EEP)
EEP students learn by hands-on experience and mentorship by CDC experts
EEP students learn from EIS officers about careers at the CDC
EEP students analyze health data to identify new risk factors for disease
EEP students assist in the field to investigate outbreaks
EEP students contribute to CDC publications and guidelines
EEP students share their testimonials
EEP students learn about the history of CDC during a visit to the Edward J. Sencer CDC Museum
EEP students learn about surveillance of disease, injury, and other health conditions
EEP Students try on biosafety suits during a tour of the CDC Museum
The Epidemiology Elective Program (EEP) introduces medical and veterinary students to applied epidemiology, public health, and global health* through hands-on experience and mentorship by CDC subject matter experts. This program offers 6- or 8-week rotations largely based at CDC in Atlanta, Georgia.
*Global health opportunities previously offered through the Hubert Global Health Fellowship are paused at this time, and will continue in the future in a different format. Similar experiences are available through the Epidemiology Elective Program (EEP). Most EEP projects are based at CDC in Atlanta, GA.
EEP has partnered with the CDC Foundation to provide several $1,000 awards annually to EEP graduates who have demonstrated commitments to global health, public health, and/or One Health through their EEP assignments. EEP graduates may submit proposals February 21, 2020 – June 15, 2020. Learn more about the CDC-Hubert Global Health Awardexternal icon and the Pappaioanou Veterinary Public Health and Applied Epidemiology Awardexternal icon.